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Denmark slams Israel over beating of activist by IDF officer, demands clarification

Danish activist Andreas Ias denies resorting to violence before being hit in the face with an M-16 rifle by a senior IDF officer. By Barak Ravid and Gili Cohen Tags: IDFBenjamin Netanyahu

The Danish ambassador to Israel Liselotte Plesner asked Israeli authorities on Monday for clarifications over the beating of a pro-Palestinian activist by a senior Israel Defense Forces officer which took place on Saturday.

During the incident, Andreas Ias, a Danish activist, was hit in the face with an M-16 rifle by senior IDF officer Lt.-Col. Shalom Eisner.

Liselotte met with Rafi Shotz, Deputy Director-General for Europe in Israel's Foreign Ministry. She asked him for detailed information of the incident and requested updates on the investigation once it is complete.

Denmark's Foreign Minister Villy Sovndal said in a statement th

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Added: Apr-16-2012 Occurred On: Apr-16-2012
Tags: Israel, Jews, soldier, military, attack, Danish, protestor, activist, Denmark, boycott
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